Riki Alexander

SE™ PractitionerSE Assistant


Riki Alexander Somatics

Over forty years experience as body-centered therapist & educator, 20 + years practicing SE, Riki is the senior Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner in the Washington, DC area, focusing on trauma recovery, nervous system stabilization, and the restoration of joy and wholeness. Riki is an AmSAT-certified senior teacher of the Alexander Technique, an ISMETA Registered Somatic Movement Therapist, and a USABP member (US Association for Body Psychotherapy). She incorporates Arny Mindell's Process Work & Authentic Movement into her practice. Riki's greatest joy lies in supporting each client's unique personal process, trusting the creative self-regulation of every nervous system to proceed along its own healing path. Riki is currently offering reduced/low fee virtual SE sessions to BIPOC in need; please specify identity if applicable when reaching out. In addition to a private practice working with individuals and couples, Riki has been a long-time primary assistant on Somatic Experiencing® trainings. She is a SETI- approved provider of required personal sessions and case consultations/supervision for SE students at all levels of training. E-mail is the best way to contact her.


  • Addiction
  • Adults
  • Adults abused as children
  • Chronic Pain/Fibromyalgia
  • Complex PTSD
  • Couples
  • Developmental Trauma
  • Grief and Loss
  • Racial Trauma
  • Anti-Oppression Trauma Resolution
  • Systemic Trauma
  • Victims of Sexual Abuse

SE Level

SE™ Practitioner

Professional Title

Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner, Body Psychotherapist, Certified Senior Alexander Technique Teacher

Professional Certifications